Modifications to this Policy
What Personal Information Does BPI Collect?
When you visit the BPI Website, you remain anonymous. BPI collects personally identifiable information from users who make donations, comment on our weblog, or complete other transactions on this Website. BPI may use your personal information to send you materials about BPI and/or solicit donations. Personal information is also available to any third party that collects and processes credit card information for donations.
BPI does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from any children under age 13.
As you browse this site, BPI and its web hosting service may collect hit data or other web statistics in order to monitor site traffic patterns. BPI does not attempt to link web traffic patterns to personally identifiable information. BPI uses all non-personally identifiable data that it collects internally and together with its web site designer and host in order to improve BPI’s web site. The information is used, for example, to evaluate which parts of the Website are more popular than others, to determine from where visitors came, and to measure how many times particular pages of the site were accessed in aggregate. BPI personnel use the data to prepare reports regarding web site activity as part of the process of maintaining and improving the site.
BPI is required to provide personally identifiable information in response to a search warrant or other legally valid inquiry or order, or to an investigative body in the case of a breach of an agreement or contravention of law, or as otherwise required by law. We may also disclose personally identifiable information to assist us where necessary for the establishment, exercise, or defense of legal claims.
Sharing Information with Outside Parties
All of our service providers share our concern for privacy. Any service providers with access to your information are subject to reasonable obligations of confidentiality and non-disclosure.
In general, our service providers do not have access to your personal information, and we do not share any personal information with them. However, in the course of normal business activities, it may be necessary at times for us to share your personal information.
What Steps Does BPI Take to Protect Your Privacy?
BPI and the host of its web site take reasonable security precautions to maintain the privacy of the data that is collected, such as ensuring that it is accessible only to appropriate personnel and that the information is user ID- and password-protected.
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How to Access and Update Your Personally Identifiable Information
If you have submitted personally identifiable information to us through this Website and would like to correct or update this information, or request that information be deleted from our records, please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will use reasonable efforts to correct or delete this information from our files. If you no longer wish to receive communications from BPI, contact us by email at email@example.com. However, please note that changes may not be effective immediately.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, this site’s information collection and use practices, or any dealings with this Website, contact us by email at info@BPIchicago.org.